Dominant Emirates Lions Easily Dispatch the Melbourne Rebels

As ever in Super Rugby, arguments will be made against the quality of the Lions due to the fact that they won’t play any New Zealand franchise in the regular season. They, however, can only 'play who SANZAAR put in front of them' and the dominant Emirates Lions look once again to be contenders for the title. They were denied in the grand final last year, against the Hurricanes and whilst bigger tests await them in 2017, they impressed in Melbourne across the squad.
Super Rugby Week 3

Super Rugby Week 3: Stormers remain unbeaten but only just

After Super Rugby week 3 the Stormers are the only South African team to retain their unbeaten record. It took an 82nd minute try...
Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

Super Saturday: Rugby Union and Rugby League overload

It is not often that Rugby Union and Rugby League fans have such conflicting match schedules, as they do on this Super Saturday. With...
Beauden Barrett

Beauden Barrett to take year off Super Rugby with eyewatering £780k contract

Auckland Blues star back Beauden Barrett has announced he'll take a year off from Super Rugby to play in Japan, with the contract thought...
Covid-19 risk just too high

Postponed, Suspended or Canceled; Covid-19 risk just too high

With most domestic competitions either Postponed, Suspended or Canceled, the Covid-19 risk is just too high for stakeholders fight the Pandemic outbreak. Sport comes...
Heartland Meads Cup - South Canterbury v Buller

Heartland Championship–Grassroots Grand Final

For some provincial rugby fans, the 7:35pm kick-offs are for 'big city' rugby fans. More suited to Super Rugby than Heartland Championship--for these loyal...
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#5 Lions Flashback: 1966 New Zealand v British Lions series

From 1966, in a time of the Beatles and swinging-sixties fashion, this group of rugby tourists set out on a journey downunder. A tour which began on May 28, and was completed on September 10 (not including travel). Some calculate that as 144 days away--intolerable today, but this Lions flashback takes us to a different time.
Domestic rugby distraction in Mitre 10 Cup 2019

Domestic rugby distraction in Mitre 10 Cup 2019

When the focus shifted from Super Rugby towards International Rugby, many of the wider-rugby community were left with a limited selection. Down on options,...
New Head Coaching Positions Announced for Hurricanes and Waikato Rugby

New Head Coaching Positions Announced for Hurricanes and Waikato Rugby

Two roles within New Zealand Rugby have been confirmed. One was a return that was less pronounced, while the other seemed to be the...
2019 Pacific Nations Cup squads and fixtures

2019 Pacific Nations Cup squads and fixtures

The 2019 Pacific Nations Cup teams have named their wider training squads, as a final chance to look at players performance before finalizing their...